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Virginia Greenwood
Virginia Greenwood TeacherVirginia Roux Greenwood, age 96, of rural New Bloomington, died Sunday July 13, 2014 at 11:37 AM at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus. She was born on November 19, 1917 in Marion County to the late Harold and Lois Susan Caroline (Dickason) Roux.  On December 23, 1939 she married Donald R. Greenwood and he died December 15, 2010.

Virginia is survived by one son; Harold Douglas (Judi) Greenwood, Grandsons; Thomas Isaac Greenwood and Andrew Scott Greenwood. Nieces and Nephews; Robyn Jones; Lois and Bill Lust; Dick Roux; Becky, Tom, and Janet Appelfeller; Harry, Joyce, Sue, Andy, Sam, Frank, and Jon Appelfeller. Sisters; Martha Eloise Roux Lust and June Roux Appelfeller.

She was preceded in death by one son Don Scott Greenwood D.D.S., Siblings; Richard D. Roux; Jane Roux Appelfeller; and Rayda Roux Jones.

Virginia graduated from LaRue High School in 1935; from Bliss Business College in 1936; Ohio State University in 1938; Ohio Northern University in 1959; and Ohio State University in 1972 with a M.A. in Education.

She was employed at: Farm Security Administration (1938-41); Army Air Force, Indianapolis, Indiana (1941-45); Watrous-Andrews Insurance Agency (1946-56); Caledonia High School (1958-59); Ridgedale High School (1959-75); Tri-Rivers Career Center as acting Supervisor (1975-1986)—Post retirement, Virginia opened and owned the Woodchuck, craft supply shop in LaRue (1994-2006).

Virginia was affiliated with; Epworth United Methodist Church as a Sunday School teacher; LaRue United Methodist Church; The J.A.M. Club; American Legion Auxiliary unit 101, served as President for 10 years; Green Thumb Garden Club,past president; ETA Chapter, Delta Kappa Gamma, past president; LaRue Alumni Committee; Ohio Vocational Assn; Ohio and Marion County Retired Teachers Assn; and Board of Directors of LASAP of LaRue. In 2012 she was the first recipient in Ohio of the Edward’s SAPIEN Transcatheter heart valve and participated in the McConnell Heart Hospital national study.

The special persons of Virginia’s life; daughter-in-law Judi Greenwood; Darlene S. Greenwood and her dearest friend, Nina Crabtree.

The Stofcheck-Ballinger Funeral Home of LaRue, have assisted the family in final arrangements for Virginia. There will be no calling hours. Interment will  be in the family plot at the LaRue Cemetery. The Rev. Tim Pasma will officiate at the interment. The family will host a private memorial service at a later date to honor her devotion to them and her long productive life.

Those who wish may make contributions to the Humane Society of Marion County.

Remembrances and Condolences may be expressed at www.stofcheck-ballinger.com.
 


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#1 from: Karla (Heil) Hack
Marion, Ohio
Mon, Jul 14, 2014 at 7:23 PM

Doug and the entire family:
Virginia was a very dear, kind, intelligent, and classy lady.  She helped me out tremendously as my mentor at Tri-Rivers.  I will always have very fond memories of her.  You and your family are in my prayers.



#2 from: Cheryl Dunkley (Wendell)
Weatherford, Texas
Mon, Jul 14, 2014 at 9:46 PM

My dear friend, my mentor.  Her vision for education, her compassion, and her friendship.  I embraced her spirit and mourn her passing.  She  could read your soul, share your pain, and  rejoice with your happiness.....she enriched my life.



#3 from: JJ Appelfeller
Fort Worth, Texas
Tue, Jul 15, 2014 at 8:44 AM

Doug and family,
Ginny will be sorely missed, I will always remember her infectious smile. You all will be in our prayers.

JJ & Lisa Appelfeller



#4 from: Jeff & Gerry Greenwood
6757 McVey Blvd. Columbus ,Oh 43235
Tue, Jul 15, 2014 at 12:58 PM

Doug & Judi
Sorry to hear about Aunt Virginia ,she was very successful and enthusiastic in all her endeavors. I know she will be sorely missed by all her family and friends.

Jeff & Gerry Greenwood



#5 from: Marion City-County Retired Teachers Association
Marion, OHio
Wed, Jul 16, 2014 at 10:32 AM

Virginia's legacy continues in the memories we share  of a life well lived.



#6 from: Gary Moreland
Columbus, OH
Thu, Jul 17, 2014 at 9:01 PM

I will never forget Virginia Greenwood as she was an excellent teacher.  I was a student at Ridgedale High School graduating in 1964 and Virginia instructed me in Gregg Shorthand and Bookkeeping.  Both of these skills served me well throughout my personal and professional careers.  She was the consummate professional and always commanded my attention.  

Regards,

Gary Moreland




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